State Department: US, Russia Agree to Continue Diplomacy Over N. Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have “agreed to continue to work toward a diplomatic solution to achieve a denuclearized Korean peninsula,” the U.S. State Department said Wednesday. A U.S. statement said the two spoke by phone Tuesday to discuss concerns related to North Korea’s “destabilizing nuclear program and emphasized… Please follow and like us:

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Red Line for North Korea Questioned Amid Massive War Games

As the United States and South Korean air forces on Monday launched their largest ever joint drills, questions are being raised whether North Korea’s missile test has shown it has already crossed what Seoul deems a “red line” – having a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile –and what can be done about it. The five-day annual Vigilant… Please follow and like us:

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US Shoots Down Missile in Intercept Test Over Pacific

The U.S. said Tuesday it has successfully shot down a simulated incoming missile, bolstering its defense against the threat posed by North Korea’s recent test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the United States. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency said in its test it launched a ballistic missile from a fighter jet over… Please follow and like us:

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North Korea Postpones Nuclear Showdown With US

North Korea did not go through with a possible nuclear test Saturday, after the United States demonstrated a credible threat of military force in the region and China increased economic restrictions against its economically dependent ally. Instead North Korean leader Kim Jong Un presided over a military parade to celebrate the April 15 birthday of his… Please follow and like us:

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Tillerson: ‘Strategic Patience’ With North Korea is Over

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has again emphasized the need for a new approach to deal with the growing North Korean nuclear threat that would include more aggressive actions than those taken under former President Barack Obama’s Policy of Strategic Patience. In South Korea Friday, he said, “Let me be very clear the Policy of… Please follow and like us:

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